Telugu Phalgun Masa in 2016 – Falguna Month in Traditional Calendar in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in 2016



Phalgun Month, or Falguna Masa, is the 12th month in a traditional Telugu calendar followed in Andhra Pradesh. Phalgun Masa in 2016 begins on March 9 and ends on April 7, 2016. Phalguna Masam is the last month in traditional Telugu Hindu Calendar. Some of the important festivals and auspicious days include Amalaki Ekadasi, Holi Festival, and Papamochini Ekadasi.

Sankatahara Chavithi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh is on March 27 – Moonrise is at 9:39 PM – Indian standard time.

Phalgun Masa 2016 Shukla and Krishna Paksha
  • Phalgun Masa 2016 Shukla Paksha or bright phase of moon in Telugu Calendar is from March 9 to March 23.
  • Phalgun Masa 2016 Krishna Paksha or dark phase of moon in Telugu Calendar is from March 24 to April 7, 2016.
Phalgun Masa Ekadasi
Amalaki Ekadasi – March 19
Papamochini Ekadasi – April 3 - Smarta Ekadasi
Papamochini Ekadasi – April 4 - Bhagavat Ekadasi

Phalgun Masa Pradosh
Pradosh – March 20
Pradosh - April 5 - Bhoum Pradosh

Poornima in Phalguna Masa 2016
Falgun Purnima or Full moon day is  on March 23, 2016. The Purnima begins at 3:13 PM on March 22 and ends at 5:31 PM on March 23, 2016. Purnima Vrat is on March 22. Holika Dahan March 22. Holi play with colors is on March 23.

Amavasya in Phalguna Masa 2015
Phalgun Amavasya or No moon day is April 7, 2016 - Time is from 8:36 PM on April 6 to 4:53 PM on April 7, 2016.

The dates of important festivals in Phalgun Masa are:
  • Holika Dahana - March 22
  • Holi Festival – March 23
  • Ranga Panchami - March 28
Please note that Falgun Mahina in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India begins on February 23, 2016 and ends on March 23, 2016.

Phalgun Masam in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Karnataka is similar to the Telugu Calendar.

Next month in Telugu Calendar is the Chaitra Month. The first month in Telugu Hindu Lunar Calendar.

April 8, 2016 is observed as Ugadi.